Closing Argument

Before you set my book aside
and shut these covers one last time

convinced you really read enough

remember there may come a day
you wish you stood to hear me say
that something you had never read

then wonder where it would have lead.

Closing Argument © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: October 24, 2020